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Historical State Half-Staff Notices:

START: 4/3/2014
END: 4/3/2014
Flags to Half-Staff in Maine in Honor of Edward J. Walsh Jr. and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy

Maine Governor Paul R. LePage has ordered the lowering of State of Maine flags on all public buildings and grounds to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, April 3 in honor of Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh Jr. and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy two Boston firefighters who died last week.

START: 2/28/2013
END: 2/28/2013
Flags to half staff in Maine in honor of retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

Maine Governor Paul R. LePage today ordered that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at all installations and activities of Maine Army National Guard in memory of retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

START: 2/11/2013
END: 2/11/2013
US and ME Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Gregory Sanborn

February 11, 2013 Maine Governor Paul R. LePage has directed that the United States flag and State of Maine flag shall be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Monday, Feb. 11, in Augusta, Fryeburg and Vassalboro in remembrance and honor of Major Gregory Sanborn,.

START: 1/11/2013
END: 1/13/2013
US and ME Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Michael Backus

January 11, 2013 - Governor Paul R. LePage today ordered that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise on Friday, Jan. 11 to sunset on Sunday, Jan. 13 at all Maine National Guard facilities in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Michael Backus. In addition, Governor LePage ordered the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, Jan. 13 in the town of Farmington.

START: 7/29/2011
END: 7/29/2011
US flags to Hafl Staff in Maine in Honor of Tyler M. Springman

Maine Governor LePage has ordered the United States flag and the State of Maine flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 29, 2011 in honor of Private First Class Tyler M. Springman who died on July 17, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

START: 7/9/2011
END: 7/9/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Maine in Honor of Robert Emerson

Maine Governor LePage has ordered the flags of the United States of America and State of Maine be flown at half-staff from dawn until dusk on Saturday, July 9, 2011 in honor of 2nd Lieutenant Robert Emerson of Norway died on April 3, 1945 when his B25 Mitchell Bomber crashed in the Philippines and who was recently identified after being exhumed in 2008 due to modern DNA testing.

START: 3/30/2011
END: 3/30/2011
American Flags to half staff in Maine in honor of Game Warden Pilot Daryl Gordon

 

Maine Governor LePage has directed that the United States flag and State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in honor of Game Warden Pilot Daryl Gordon who died in a plane crash on Clear Lake on Thursday, March 24, 2011.
START: 2/27/2011
END: 2/27/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Private Jordan Chase

Maine Governor LePage has ordered the United States flag and Maine State flag lowered to half-staff on Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Lewiston and New Gloucester only in honor of Private Jordan Chase of the Maine Army National Guard who was attending basic training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina where he passed away earlier this week.